Questions tagged [uk-visa]

uk-visa tag should be used with questions concerning visas of various types for visiting the United Kingdom (the island of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and several other islands in the region).

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Can I change from standard service to priority service after application? UK

I've submitted by T5 temporary worker (GAE) visa extension application using the standard service. Is there any way I can change this to the priority service? When I was applying, the website said you ...
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My Language Certificate was not included in my UK visa application. Can it be rejected for this?

I uploaded all documents to the VFS Global platform, and according to the checklist I had to bring only two documents to the biometric appointment: my passport and my language certificate, so I did, ...
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UK Settlement VISA - Questions

My UK settlement VISA got confirmed few days back and I have to go to UK for the Bio-metric testing. I have few questions related to this particular category of UK settlement VISA.My spouse is a ...
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Spouse Visa UK, does the spouse need to intend to reside in the UK for a spousal visa application?

It is unclear to me whether someone applying for a UK spouse visa needs to intend to reside in the UK for the duration of the visa. My spouse, in order to fulfil a contract for funding their education ...
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UK Tier 4 student visa for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship receivers - scholarship amount is enough to show sufficient funding

I am a citizen of Tajikistan, currently finishing my undergraduate degree in Istanbul, Turkey. I was accepted into the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for 1 year in England/ Birmingham and 1 year in Italy....
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Uk Residence permit for a non-EEA and what documents to submit

I'm from Africa but married to an EEA who lives and works in the UK. I'm about to apply for a residence card as I'm currently in the UK with him on an EEA family permit visa. I would like to know If I ...
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Difference in name in degree certificate and passport Uk tier 2

in all of my academic certificates my surname has been abbreviated (only the initial as been used), where as my passport contains my Name and surname in full. Ex: Academic documents FirstName L ...
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UK Ancestry visa - what is 'UK Sponsor' that dependents have to supply?

I applying for a UK Ancestry visa and my wife is also applying. The official immigration channel has advised us to apply for the following visas: Main applicant Reason for visit- Work Visa type: Non-...
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UK Ancestry Visa - which application type for dependents (wife) [duplicate]

I'm struggling to understand which application form to select for the dependent of a UK Ancestry Visa applicant? I am the UK Ancestry Visa applicant and am applying with my wife as a dependent at the ...
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UK visa application withdrawal and reapplying

Do any one of you have experience withdrawing an UK Tier 2 visa application? If so I have some questions. Does it affect the chances of getting a visa when you reapply? When reapplying should you ...
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Renew Spousal Visa UK

just over two years ago, I, a British citizen married and successfully applied for a spousal visa for my Mexican wife. According to her biometic card, (residence permit - leave to remain) it will ...
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Intended day of arrival after course start date - UK Tier 4 General Student

I am from Mexico and I have received a scholarship to start a PhD in the UK on 15 March. I have applied for a Tier 4 visa and my biometrics were taken two days ago (20 February). When I filled my ...
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Meeting required income for a UK unmarried partner visa while living outside the UK [duplicate]

I'm a UK citizen. I have been living with my partner in her home country for a few years now. I'd like to go back to the UK to study, so we're looking at getting her an unmarried partner visa to come ...
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Visa for Child born in the UK to parents on Tier 2 (General) Visa [duplicate]

I came to the UK on Tier 2(General) Visa on 26 April 2014. My wife and Daughter came along with me on Tier 2 (Dependant) Visa. Initial visa was valid until 31 January 2016. In December 2015, I have ...
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Suspended license impact on UK visa already granted

My driver's licence was suspended for 3 months in Australia after accruing more than 12 points for various minor speeding offences. My UK visa has already been approved and processed, in which I ...
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IHS payment problem

Yesterday I submitted my online application and booked my biometrics appointment. I then paid my IHS fee online via PayPal. They (PayPal) sent me an email of payment confirmation but the black ...
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How to stay in the UK after the exchange program?

I'm going as a university exchange student to the UK (to Bradford University) for 6 months. The program I'm participating is the Erasmus+. The visa I'm applying for is a short-term student visa. ...
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UK Work permit / Separated Status [duplicate]

I am applying for a UK work permit. My marital status is "Separated" (I am in the process of getting a divorce from my wife). Will this status impact my application for a Work Permit to UK?
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Tier 2 (General) Visa - Maintenance (and accommodation) requirement

I have recently applied for my tier 2 (General) visa as a main applicant along with dependent - spouse and dependent - child visas. My sponsor has not sponsored maintenance. I have more than ...
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Can I apply for a family visit visa to stay with my husband in the UK before applying for a spouse visa?

I am a Tunisian and my husband is British. We have been living in Tunis since we got married in July 2017. My husband has been offered a job in the UK (one-year contract) and I plan on applying for a ...
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Family Permit for under 21 child non-EEA citizen

I am a Portuguese national. Currently, working and living in the UK. I have a non-EEA son under 21 that lives outside of EU. I want him to join me in the UK. As far as I understand he can apply for ...
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EEA Family Permit - EEA National registration certificate number [duplicate]

My wife is making an EEA Family Permit application to move to the UK. She is doing the application through visa4uk.fco.gov.uk. My wife is from Asia. I live in the UK and I have a Dutch passport. I am ...
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Resigning from Tier 2 sponsorship and switching to Tier 4

I was in Tier 2 sponsorship visa and a university offered me PhD scholarship. I resigned from the office and the HR said that my sponsorship will also be invalidated from the last day at my work (...
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Supporting document as photos TLSContact: EEA Permit

I am applying for the EEA family permit, based on being a spouse of EEA National among the supporting documents is the Marriage certificate and printed photos during the stages of our relationship and ...
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Employer: access to decision date of unrestricted certificate of sponsorship

The UK Visas and Immigration authority contains several guides in its website destined for visa sponsors. There are in particular 12 user manuals about the sponsorship management system (SMS). ...
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Visa application

My son is a British citizen through his dad. I would like to know the requirements to apply for a visa to be with him in the UK, the amount I would also need in my bank account when I apply for the ...
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I have a UK tourist visa. Can I apply for a NiN as an EEA family member?

I'm married to a Spanish national in Ireland, where I have the Treaty Rights card. I've recently got a UK tourist visa, which is still valid for 4 months. Since we are planning to move to the UK next ...
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Getting Tier2 visa in UK

I am an Indian citizen and I have already an exempt visa since I am working for an international organisation, I need to know what would be visa process if I want to switch job here in UK? Do I need ...
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U.K. Student visa application declaration

I went for my visa appointment today and the office did not ask me to sign any paper. In my printed visa application, I forgot to sign the declaration on page 2 and 10. But when I remembered after 1-2 ...
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Multiple visas, want to switch jobs and countries

I have two visa right now one is Tier 2 from UK and other is blue card from Germany, I haven't been to Germany yet. The problem is after joining in UK I am thinking that the job is not good fit for ...
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Job possibilities for dependent exempt visa

I got a job offer from UK who is sponsoring me exempt visa to me and my wife. Since its an exempt visa I need to know the possibility of my wife working there and if she be also relieved from tax like ...
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How long would it take to get residence permit in UK [closed]

I will be moving to the UK in August with Tier 2 long term visa. I'm an Indian passport holder. How long would it take for me to get a residence permit?
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Can a Non EU that obtained the UK residence card for marriage remain in UK working in the case his EU wife return to EU?

I want to ask if it is possible for a non EU with an EEA residence card to remain in UK working after that the EU partner returns to her country (EU country different from UK). I wonder if the Non EU ...
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Can I ask a EEA family permit in Italy for a second time, 2 months before my current one expires? [closed]

I have a EEA family permit that expires at the end of August. As I need to return to Italy in July, and I will be there 3 weeks, I want to take advantage of that and ask for the EEA family permit ...
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Question about UK short-term student visa online application form [closed]

I'm currently a master candidate enrolled in a university in China, I'm going to visit Newcastle University for a five-month research exchange. When I fill in the online form to apply a short-term ...
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Settlement visa without taking the English test [closed]

I have a serious matter for which I hope I can get help. I have three children who are British by descent and have British passports. My wife is an Afghan national who can't speak English which ...
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Submitting additional documents UK Spouse Visa

Due to time constraints, my wife and I have submitted everything for her UK Spouse visa using the priority service. In our documentation, we provided copies of my mothers accommodation evidence as ...
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Visa refusal - Will this be a problem? [duplicate]

I completed my Bachelor's in business and am currently working in my family business. I planned to do my Master's in London. So when I went to an agent, they directed me to apply for an EEA visa. I ...
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UK visa legal traineeship payment without a work visa?

Under which condition and visa type can I conduct my own academic research sponsored by a non-UK HEI and also be paid by a small UK-based company which does not have a sponsor certificate? I am a ...
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UK Fiancé Visa Complication [closed]

My fiancé and I are getting ready to apply for a U.K. Fiancé visa but there is a problem. We meet the financial requirements and accommodation requirements but how we met and his circumstances are ...
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What would the EU referendum mean for me if I wanted to move back to the UK? [duplicate]

I was born in the US and I have both US and Italian passports. I moved to the UK at the age of 13 and lived, studied and worked there for 9 years. I went to university in the UK, and moved back to the ...
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Applying for UK Student Visa while on French Long Stay Visa

I'm an Indian citizen and I'll be attending the first semester of my Master's in France from Sept '16 - Jan '17. As I'm part of a mobility programme, I'll be moving to UK for my second and third ...
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10 years UK ban, now married to UK national, can I apply for a spouse visa?

I’m a Nigerian. I applied for UK visa in 2016 through an Agent and I was placed under V3.6 because the agent made a mistake in my company registration letter. Then I applied for the UK visa again in ...
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UK spouse visa priority service

My wife lives in Nigeria and is applying for a spouse visa as I am British and live in the UK. She has been refused a UK visa in the past, but later got a tourist visa, which is still valid. Will ...
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Tier 1 Investor Visa UK on a suspended sentence

What are the chances for an individual who committed a white-collar (Financial Fraud) crime and was offered settlement to get an investor visa (Tier 1) for the UK? The settlement is almost fully (90%)...
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EEA family permit application

I am a Filipina and my partner is French. We are unmarried, but we have been living together for 2.5 years now. He will start to work in London in April. I am travelling with him with a standard ...
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Am I just considered a tourist, and am I able to leave and return to the UK while on that free tourism visa?

I'm a young (20) Canadian visiting the UK, and staying with a family free of charge in exchange for babysitting their children for about three hours a day. They provide me with pocket money, but no ...
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Am I eligible for a UK Ancestry Visa if my British grandparent was born outside the UK?

I am asking this question for a friend who is an Australian citizen. I have read through the eligibility documents and it seems as though she is not eligible to go through the Ancestry Visa route but ...
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My fiance's dad and grandmother were born in the UK. Would he qualify for a visa based on his dad's place of birth?

My fiance's dad was born in Cambridge (UK) while his dad was in the US airforce and his mom was a local (UK born). Would he qualify for a visa based on his dad's place of birth and grandmothers? His ...
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I receive childcare vouchers from my employer in UK but my Tier 2 general visa says "no public funds". What are the implications?

I have a Tier 2 general visa with note that I have no access to public funds (NRPF). As part of my employee benefits I receive childcare vouchers from my employer which are deducted pre-tax. My ...

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